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What's your question, exactly?
I don't want the shame on record of my having been counter-sued. I wouldn't mind if I really had done something wrong but I mind very much under the circumstances.
What can I do to avoid paying the $900 (I'm living on $976.00 military widow's pension a month; my disability goes for my mortgage) that the defendant was awarded?
How can I get at least $1000 of the $5k in damages paid to me?
How can I--as a last resort--drag this thing out? What happens if I don't show up tomorrow?
Bot***** *****ne: what can I possible do to win tomorrow morning?